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Take This Bread

October 5th, 2012 · Comments Off on Take This Bread · Faith and the City

This Sunday is World Communion Sunday. Why do we have this celebration? Where did it come from? In 1936, totalitarian powers across the globe were building armies and rattling their newly forged sabers. It was an anxious moment in human history — a prelude to panoramic war. Faced with nationalistic posturing and divisive rhetoric, a […]

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Do You Remember?

September 21st, 2010 · 13 Comments · Faith and the City

In some churches, baptism looks likes this: The person to be baptized approaches the font, the minister dips her hands into the water and speaks the ancient words, “I baptize you in the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit.” Then she says, “Sally, welcome into the church of Jesus Christ—the […]

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